‘Seconds Apart’ is Worth Watching at Least Once (or Twice)

Twin brothers Jonah (Edmund Entin) and Seth (Gary Entin) are teenage psychopaths with telepathic powers and the ability to make folks hallucinate. As part of a mysterious project, they manipulate people into killing themselves. On their trail is the troubled but dedicated Detective Lampkin (Orlando Jones). About ten years ago, I asked my sister forContinue reading “‘Seconds Apart’ is Worth Watching at Least Once (or Twice)”

‘Vile’: Earnest, Fascinating, and Absolutely Disgusting (review)

Nine people are drugged and wake up to find themselves in a house with a strange videotaped message. They are told they have to inflict pain on themselves in order to collect enough dopamine, serotonin, and adrenaline to fill up the vials on the back of their necks. As the woman on the recording (MariaContinue reading “‘Vile’: Earnest, Fascinating, and Absolutely Disgusting (review)”

‘The Rite’: Heavy-handed, but Delivered in a Creepy and Thoughtful Wrapping (review)

Michael (Colin O’Donoghue) is a seminary student who is starting to wonder if he really wants to be a priest. Since the Church recently decided it wants an exorcist for every diocese, Michael is sent to exorcism school in Rome. He meets comely reporter Angelina (Alice Braga) and Father Lucas (Anthony Hopkins), a funny oldContinue reading “‘The Rite’: Heavy-handed, but Delivered in a Creepy and Thoughtful Wrapping (review)”